Dimboola and District Historical Society Inc

67 Lloyd Street, Dimboola 3414 and 27 Lochiel Street Dimboola 3414
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Mandy Meyers- Secretary

The Dimboola and District Historical Society collects, researches, preserves and records local and town history. The Society has two Museums: Courthouse Museum and Dimboola Letterpress Print Museum. The Museum, the old 1875 Courthouse, houses displays and photographs. Records include the “Dimboola Banner” newspaper, est. 1879 in bound form from 1920s and microfilm from 1880s. Dimboola Shire Minute Books, photographs, family histories, ledgers of sporting, business, agriculture, etc., parish maps. Facilities include computers, scanning, microfilm and microfiche readers, photocopying to A3 size.

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Courthouse Museum, Main Street, Natimuk 3409Machinery, 34 Jory St, Natimuk 3409 32.67 km

The Arapiles Historical Society (AHS) is volunteer run and community supported. Based in the town of Natimuk, AHS have three sites – the Court House, former Natimuk Garage and the former Natimuk Masonic Hall.

We record and preserve items and documents, family histories, locally made machinery.

Image: Former court house in Natimuk, now a museum in the Arapiles Historical Society precinct.

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Peter French - President
33 Pynsent Street Horsham 3400 32.86 km

The society collects and maintains the local history of the Horsham area in written, photographic and electronic form plus a small collection of historical memorabilia. Monthly meeting. Open Tuesday Wednesday 1.30 – 4.30 Family and Local History and Small Museum.

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Rod Jenkindon - President
102-104 MacPherson Street, Nhill 3418 36.09 km

Nhill has an archive in the Nhill Historical Centre, with holdings which include: early settlers list; district schools information; oral history archival material; Clydesdale Breeders yearbooks, 1880-1940; hospital history and photographs; local history books and magazines; Nhill Free Press newspaper, 1882-1999; Tatiara Mail newspaper, 1880-1887; research files, scrapbooks, cemetery records; Lowan Shire Council Valuation and Rate books; Lowan Waterworks Trust books; Lowan Electricity Supply records; numerous minute books and records of business and organisations; sports – football, cricket, tennis, golf, racing, etc; Nhill A & P Society; service clubs; Scouts; Lodges; Nhill Brass Band.

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Kay Scott, Secretary
PO BOX 42 NHILL VIC 3418 Australia 36.37 km
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Mr Rob Lynch
273 Old Hamilton Rd Haven VIC 3401 Australia 38.05 km
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Helen Curkpatrick
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81 Scott St, Warracknabeal VIC 3393, Australia 40.12 km

Warracknabeal & District Historical Society is dedicated to promoting and preserving the history of the region. They also maintain two museums and operate a second hand shop.

The two Museums are:
Wheatlands Warracknabeal Agricultural Machinery Museum – housing machinery mainly used for grain production with in Victoria’s grain belt. It is located on the Henty Highway at Warracknabeal.

Historical Centre – in the original State Bank of Victoria, housing the Banking Chamber as it was in the 1970’s when it was closed. Also domestic items from the local area, set up as a house. Also local records such as Cemetery records, and the local newspaper. Located at 81 Scott St, Warracknabeal VIC 3393

The Secondhand shop is the Wheatlands Warehouse located at 8-14 Scott St, Warracknabeal VIC 3393

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1 Comyn Street, Murtoa VIC 3390, Australia 43.43 km

Large museum, history centre, memorabilia, wedding dresses, huge taxidermy collection, video presentations. Open Sundays 2-5 & by appointment day or night.

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Kendra Clegg, Secretary
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49 Main Street, Minyip, Vic 3392 50.02 km

The society collects and preserves documentary material relevant to Minyip and District such as photographs, maps, diaries, written collections, journals, minute books and documented family histories.

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Shirley Smith, Secretary
93 Cromie Street Rupanyup Vic 3388 Australia 57.66 km
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Helen Uhe
56 Woods Street Donald VIC 3480 Australia 85.94 km
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Donald History & Natural History Group
88 Evelyn Street, VIC 3396 86.41 km
03 5083 324003 5083 3240

Collection, Storage and recording of local history items. (Records and Equipment. We take pride in our historical homestead, the vintage machinery collection and the museum.

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Ron Wiseman, Secretary
Blair Street, Harrow 3317 88 km
03 5588 131703 5588 1317

Museums, displays of local history and memorabilia, monthly working bees.

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Merna Zwar - President
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35 Glendinning Street, Balmoral VIC, Australia 89.76 km

A small band of like minded people who are striving to preserve Balmoral’s history for generations to come….

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Denize Raggatt, Secretary
PO Box 74 Balmoral 3407 VIC Australia 90.39 km
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Denise Raggatt
Grampians Road, Halls Gap VIC 3381 90.48 km

Photos, etc, of Halls Gap and Grampians.

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Kathy McDonald, Secretary
177 Elizabeth St, Edenhope, VIC 3318 92.22 km

The society collects and maintains the local history of Edenhope and district in written, photographic and electronic form.

Edenhope and District Historical Society was reformed on 27 May 2007, after having lapsed over 25 years ago. We only have a small collection at this stage and if any fellow societies or individuals can assist us with providing any historical photos of Edenhope and the district, we would be most grateful.

Suburbs or Towns: Edenhope; Apsley; Benyao; Booroopki; Bringalbert; Charam; Chetwynd; Connewirrico; Dopewora; Goroke; Kadnook; Kangawall; Karnak; Lake Wallace; Langkoop; Miga Lake; Minimay; Morea; Mortat; Neuarpur; Ozenkadnook; Patyah; Peronne; Poolajello; Powers Creek; Springbank; Tallageira; Ullswater; Womberlano

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Geoff Langsworth
PO Box 133 Stawell Vic 3380 Australia 94.69 km
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Robert Illig
2 Cumming Avenue, Birchip 95.54 km

Birchip Historical Museum – a museum in a former courthouse, with small farming artefacts, domestic and household utensils, sport, music and leisure items, war memorials, family research, newspaper and photo archives.

Contact Name
Dorothy Reid, Secretary
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